“Bernard King found himself in a substance abuse trap”: Why New Jersey Nets dealt the Hall of Famer to Utah Jazz while his on-court performance slumped

In the mid-1980s, Bernard King was one of the most unstoppable scorers in the league. He was a member of the New Jersey Nets, Utah Jazz, Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks, and Washington Bullets during his NBA career. King…

“Bernard King was arrested for drunk driving and cocaine possession”: When the Knicks legend’s substance-abuse problem almost landed Phil Jackson a Head coaching job 10-years earlier

Bernard King and his struggle with substance abuse is one of NBA’s biggest “What IFs”, as the man still scored 19k career points. Bernard King was one of the NBA’s fiercest competitors of all time. That came from his childhood,…

“Isiah Thomas really scored 16 points in 94 seconds and still LOST?!”: When the Pistons’ legend went OFF against Bernard King and the Knicks in the 1984 Playoffs

Pistons legend Isiah Thomas once scored 16 points in the final 94 seconds of the game to force OT against the Knicks in 1984 Isiah Thomas was selected as the #2 pick in the 1981 draft by the Detroit Pistons.…

“I felt completely dejected”: Bernard King reveals his true feelings after setting the record for most points in a Christmas game in 1984

Bernard King says he would trade the 60-point game for a win in a heartbeat. He felt dejected because Knicks lost that Christmas game to the Jets in 1984. Bernard King played for multiple teams in his 16-year career, most…

NBA Christmas Day records: Kobe Bryant, Tracy McGrady, and Bernard King are the greatest Christmas day scorers in league history

Who has the most points on Christmas Day? 3 separate scoring records from NBA Christmas that stand to this day.  The NBA has seen some of its most memorable matchups and moments take place on Christmas. Ever since the league…

“We knew he was getting to that spot, the 18,000 fans knew he was getting to that spot, but there was nothing we could do about it!” Magic Johnson is in awe of Bernard King’s unstoppable turnaround jumper

Bernard King reminisces about his turnaround jumper in an interview with Sports Illustrated – “They used to call me Baseline King”. Bernard King made his debut in 1977 for the New Jersey Nets. He broke the then franchise record for…

“Allen Iverson had such a killer crossover, if I tried it I’d end up on the floor”: Knicks legend Bernard King felicitated the 4-time scoring champion with rich words of praise for his iconic dribble move

Bernard King does a breakdown of the famous Allen Iverson crossover dribble: “It was killer, if I tried that I would end up on the floor”. Allen Iverson, famously known as AI, is an MVP and an 11-time All-Star. Standing…

“I talked about George Gervin being the best pure scorer, Bernard King is in the same category”: Charles Barkley gave huge props to the New York Knicks legend and former NBA scoring champion

Charles Barkley considers Bernard King as one of the best scorers of the game, lamenting how a major injury cut short King’s career. Injuries are a sad reality of sports. Sometimes, it hinders potential greatness, and sometimes it takes away…

“I have 9 spots on each side, you can only defend me in 5 ways!”: Bernard King succintly breaks down the Knicks legend’s own scoring mantra and approach to basketball

The New York Knicks observed the 65th birthday of their legend Bernard King by sharing an illuminating interview with Ahmad Rashad. NBA players are truly a different breed when it comes to what most of them can do athletically. They…

Bernard Tomic Gives Shocking Statements After His First Round Loss

Your opening match at Wimbledon is something that everyone look forward to. Some may even call it the most anticipated match of the calendar year, as players prepare themselves to be in peak condition for the prestigious tennis tournament. But…